Cannon Hill September 2021 News

Hello to our wonderful Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre families! From the Office Springtime is here! Welcome to September everyone. We are seeing so many beautiful Spring plants and flowers blooming and all of this is an excellent source of discussion and conversation amongst the children. Our days are getting a lot warmer but we still…

Cannon Hill August 2021 News

Hello to our wonderful Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre families! From the Office What an interesting month it has been at our centre! We have experienced a few changes due to Covid lockdowns and restrictions however the children seem to be adapting very well. This is definitely due to both parents and educators explaining and…

DIY Activity of the Month: Paper Bag Monster Puppets

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Paper Bag Monster Puppets! Your local early learning centre shares an activity that is sure to keep your child occupied at home! We are sure your child will be begging to do it every day!   What you’ll need to make the Paper Bag…

The Benefits of Story Time for a Child’s Development

Your ELC delves into the benefits story time with your children has on their development Storytime might seem like just a fun bonding activity you do with your child at the end of the day but it’s really is so much more than that!  Storytime teaches your child many life and social skills through the…

Differences Between Fine and Gross Motor Skills

Your local ELC explains the differences between fine and gross motor skills. Parents are often told about the importance of gross and fine motor skills, but sometimes, an explanation on what fine and gross motor skills are not given. Your local early learning centre is here to explain!   Fine Motor Skills  Fine motor skills involve…

Recipe of the Month: Jacket Potatoes with Mexican Bean and Cheese

Your local early learning centre shares a recipe your children are sure to love! This taste, the five-star rated recipe is sure to get your children excited about eating vegetables! Your children will be begging for this healthy, filling, and easy to make dinner recipe every night!  Serves 4 | Cooking Time: 15 mins |…

Recipe of the Month: Easy Lentil Bolognese

Your local early learning centre shares this delicious vegetarian take on Spaghetti Bolognese! Your child won’t know how healthy it is – and they’ll be asking for seconds. Cutting back on meat and introducing plant-based meals to our diets has many environmental and health benefits. This lentil Bolognese recipe is a simple, affordable and delicious…

DIY Activity of the Month: Toilet Roll Rocket Ships

Your Local Early Learning Centre shares this month’s activity of the month… Toilet Roll Rocket Ships Your local early learning centre shares this adorable DIY rocket ship craft using empty toilet rolls and other household bits and pieces. To make one rocket ship, you will need: Old toilet rolls  Sheets of coloured card (in 3…

The Benefits of Sensory Play

Your ELC shares the following benefits of sensory play time for your child along with some fun and simple sensory activity ideas! From babies to early school age, children are constantly developing their senses and discovering countless new things. Our little ones love to explore new sights, smells, tastes, textures and sounds, and luckily, there is no limit to…

Cannon Hill July 2021 News

Hello to our wonderful Cannon Hill Early Learning Centre families! From the Office Is it July already? Where has the year gone?  Our winter season is in full swing and we are enjoying the crisp fresh air that the cold weather brings to us. Outdoor experiences have been delightful in the winter sunshine and our children…